It was Craig Erickson's first full season as Bucs starter, and expectations were high. He had the whole 93 season to grow and this was Sam Wyche's 3rd year as Coach of the Bucs.
The Bucs were in the game, but came away with FGs instead of TouchDowns.
Gedney 10 pass from Kramer (Butler kick)
Tillman 1 run (Butler kick)
Gedney 37 pass from Kramer (Butler kick)
Another game played on this day, Opening day 1988.
The Philadelphia Eagles visited Tampa Bay and came away with a 41 to 14 victory over the team in Orange.